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In this interview, Remy Decausemaker takes a deep dive into the life and motivations of Kyle Simpson, an open web evangelist and the author of the book on javascript, "You Don't Know JS." Find Kyle, aka Getify, on GitHub and see his many projects and posts on Getify.me.
0 comments Posted 18 Dec 2014 by Remy DeCausemaker Feed
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Last year, Hour of Code aimed to introduce ten million students to coding in one week. What they actually got was fifteen million. CodeCombat participates this year and gives us the scoop on what they hope to accomplish.
3 comments Posted 10 Dec 2014 by Nick Winter Feed
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Do you remember back to that first day using Linux? Do you recall installing it on your computer and what it felt like? Reminisce with Jen Wike Huger as she takes you through what it was like to do that and how things might have changed.
12 comments Posted 9 Dec 2014 by Jen Wike Huger (Red Hat) Feed
In this week's edition of our open source news roundup, we take a look at more accessible open source security, a new platform for learning to code, open source home design, and more!
0 comments Posted 26 Sep 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
Newcomers to python-ideas occasionally make reference to the idea of "Python 4000" when proposing backwards incompatible changes that don't offer a clear migration path from currently legal Python 3 code. After all, we allowed that kind of change for Python 3.0, so why wouldn't we allow it for... Read more
4 comments Posted 24 Sep 2014 by Nick Coghlan (Red Hat) Feed
A key to modern IT education is getting students involved with open source. One institution which has been doing that is the Center for Development of Open Technology (CDOT) at Seneca College in Toronto, Canada.
0 comments Posted 17 Sep 2014 by Scott Nesbitt Feed
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Is it true that kids who love Linux are some of the smartest and most creative students at school?
6 comments Posted 9 Sep 2014 by Phil Shapiro Feed
It's easy to get kids interested in technology when the technology is fun! And the options out there for fun outlets for kids to learn is growing every day. From building robots to programming games to building your own electronics, the line between play and learning is steadily blurring, and what'... Read more
1 comment Posted 17 Jul 2014 by Jason Baker (Red Hat) Feed
Garrett Smith from CloudBees has been in software engineering for over twenty years. He got introduced to the Erlang programming language while evaluating CouchDB. Along with Visual Basic, Visual C++, and Erlang, Garrett also learned about Python.
1 comment Posted 15 Jul 2014 by Robin Muilwijk Feed
At this year's Great Wide Open conference, Steve Klabnik gave a talk about Mozilla's Rust programming language. Klabnik previously authored an introductory Rust tutorial entitled Rust for Rubyists, and this talk serves a similar purpose. However, instead of being Ruby focused, this talk was aimed... Read more
4 comments Posted 3 Jul 2014 by Joshua Allen Holm Feed

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